Speiredonia cymosema (Hampson, 1926) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Speiredonia Hübner, [1823] species known from India.
Speiredonia alix (Guenée, 1852). India: India, Andamans.
Speiredonia cymosema (Hampson, 1926). India: Assam, Sikkim.
Speiredonia itynx (Fabricius, 1787). Sri Lanka; India: South India.
Speiredonia martabanica Holloway & Zilli, 2005. Myanmar.
Speiredonia mutabilis (Fabricius, 1794). Sri Lanka; India.
Speiredonia obscura (Cramer, [1780]). Sri Lanka; India.
Speiredonia substruens (Walker, 1858). India: North Hindustan.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Speiredonia cymosema -


Speiredonia cymosema : Large-sized chocolate-coloured species with broad wings and very crenulate termen. Both branches of "figure-3" postdiscal stigma highly crenulate, inferior one elongate vertically and thickened by black. (Zilli et al. 2005). 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh2
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total2
  1. OD: Sericia cymosema Hampson, 1926. Descr. Gen. and Spec. Lepid. Br. Mus.: 121; TL: Assam. Text at https://archive.org/details/descriptionsofne1926brit/page/122/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Bangkok, Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand. 625 pp., 55 pls. Pl. 16:12
  3. Zilli, A., Holloway, J.D. and Hogenes, W., 2005. An overview of the genus Speiredonia with description of seven new species (Insecta, Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Aldrovandia, 1, pp.17-36. Fig. 17, 18. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Speiredonia cymosema (Hampson, 1926) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/Speiredonia-cymosema, accessed 2024/03/03.